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J.B Pritzker takes oath as Illinois Governor

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Democrat J.B. Pritzker took the oath as Illinois governor, giving Democrats nearly unprecedented power at the Statehouse after four years of divided government only worsened the economic woes of a state, billions of

Farmers influenced by government shutdown

LASALLE – Farmers are experiencing the effects of the government shutdown, through vital departments like the USDA. According to LaSalle County’s Farm Bureau President David Isermann, various loan and compensations programs for farmers are now inaccessible. Isermann